Madeline Lauer is the fire in your blood

Sweet, languid, and sensual. Madeline Lauer’s latest single, “I Know You’ve Heard,” drips like fresh honey from her lips to your ears with a luxurious ease. Her soft, tantalizing voice is absolutely mesmerizing as it melts atop a slowly sizzling beat to create an intoxicating musical dream. “The song is me admitting that I know…

High for Olivia Noelle

Olivia Noelle has a strikingly beautiful voice that is drenched in attitude. Her songs are intimate, ballsy, liberating three-minute highs that linger in your system for days. She is a devastatingly potent elixir of intoxicating talent and her music gives you the courage to fearlessly live your best life. Over the past several months, Olivia…

Michelle LeBlanc: “My memoirs are going to be so juicy”

There is perhaps no moment more powerful (and magical) than catching a line in a song and thinking, “How did she know?! She gave voice to what I’ve been feeling… and it’s beautiful.” In that heady swirl, a song transmutes from mere rhythm, melody, and lyrics into a personal anthem. You’re not alone anymore. The…

Broadway comes to iPlay America for a special holiday-themed event

As a casting director, Stephen DeAngelis has provided over 100,000 jobs for entertainers. Additionally, he has done close to 300 different concerts all over the country, so he’s always looking for special places to host his events —nontraditional venues that are a little more intimate than a large theater. One night, Stephen happened to be…

Tunnel Vision: Lions and lightning and sharks, oh my!

What a phenomenal year this is turning out to be for Southern California’s Tunnel Vision. Hayden Hanson (vocals and guitars), Jacob Hernandez (bass), Matt Risley (keys), and Tanner Payan (drums), along with Daniel “Dela” Delacruz (sax, Slightly Stoopid) are living life to the extreme, setting world records, and raising awareness for a worthy cause. All…

Chetti’s “Home”: For the people who make you feel whole

“My favorite childhood memory? To be honest, I remember being a little girl and my mom was dancing with me to The Bodyguard soundtrack in the basement of our apartment on 15th Avenue.” With moments like that, how could Brooklyn’s Chetti not grow up to be an artist? “My mom has influenced me in such…

Amy Allen: Forging a successful career in music

The ’90s began with a cultural embracing of grunge music, a style which emphasized a raucous sound that was a drastic alternative to ’80s synth-driven pop. By the end of the decade, the antithesis had become the mainstream obsession, catalyzing the rise of pop superstars like Britney Spears. Somewhere in the middle was perfection, artists…